Sabudh Data Science Pro 2020 – Previous Webinar

Sabudh Data Science Pro Previous Webinars

Mr. Sandeep J. Alur (17th Oct 2020, 11 AM)

Director – Microsoft Technology Center, India

AI is getting democratized to a great extent. In these interesting times the tool sets are continuously evolving and the underlying hardware components are getting purpose built.

As a developer or a data scientist, now you have a dream platform that lets you build systems with focus on protecting people, their data and control the end to end machine learning process. If you are a developer or an ML practitioner, it is your time to scale new heights.

Dr. Ravi Kothari (10th Oct 2020, 11 AM)

Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science at Ashoka University

Prior to joining Ashoka, Dr. Ravi Kothari spent about 10 years as a tenured associate professor at the University of Cincinnati, and about 15 years in IBM Research. He was the first ever Distinguised Engineer from India in IBM’s 100+ years history and held multiple positions at IBM including that of Chief Scientist and the Head of IBM’s Delhi Research Lab.

Dr. Kothari’s expertise lies in Neural Networks, Machine Learning, and other Data-Driven initiatives. He has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Pattern Analysis and Applications (Springer) as well as on the program committees of various conferences.

He has been an IEEE Distinguised Visitor and was a member of the IBM Academy of Technology and the IBM Industry Academy. He was a recipient of the 2008 Gerstner Award (IBM’s highest team award), the Best of IBM award (IBM’s highest individual award), and is a fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

Dr. Alben Sigamani (3rd Oct 2020, 11 AM)

M.B.B.S, M.D, M.Sc.
Head of Clinical Research at Narayana Health, Bangalore

Currently he leads a team of 20 members at Narayana Health. He is an expert in regulatory affairs, research methods, biostatistics and provides support for budget and contracts in clinical trials. He trains, mentors, and guides students doing fellowship, Ph.D. and clinical residency. He nurtures a clinical research culture and networks with different stakeholders to increase research output in his institution.

As a consultant he provides clinical immersion for MedTech innovators and creates a platform for entrepreneurs in the healthcare startup industry.

Dr. Alben teaches international MPH courses offered by Euclid University on their Learning Management Software. He is an international faculty, an Associate Professor in Public Health since April 2013 in Euclid University.

Dr. Alben Sigamani is a teacher, clinical researcher, clinical pharmacologist, clinical trial expert, and clinical epidemiologist.

Dr. Avik Sarkar (26th Sept 2020, 11 AM)

Dr. Avik Sarkar, a Ph.D. from The Open University, UK, Masters from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, and Bachelors from Calcutta University

Dr. Avik Sarkar, a Faculty at the Indian School of Business working in the areas of Data, Emerging Technology, and Public Policy. At ISB, he is heading the development of India Data Portal (, a one-stop portal for analysis and visualization of government data. He has been the Head of the Data Analytics Cell and Officer on Special Duty (OSD) at NITI Aayog premier policy think-tank of the Government of India.

Dr. Sarkar helped in developing a roadmap for use of data, analytics, and artificial intelligence for governance, policymaking across various sectors for India’s inclusive growth and led efforts towards setting up the first High-Performance Computing based Data Analytics Lab and Energy Modeling Unit at NITI Aayog.

Dr. Sarkar, with over 18 years of experience across different aspects of artificial intelligence, data science, analytics, statistical modeling, text mining, network analysis across companies like Accenture, IBM, Nokia, NASA, Persistent Systems and Zycus contributing to various data and analytics related engagements, TEDx Speaker and has authored several technical publications and technology partners.

Mr. Dipyaman Sanyal (19th Sept 2020, 11 AM)

Co-founder and CEO of dōnō consulting and PropMath

Dipyaman Sanyal is also the Program Director for the Postgraduate Program in Data Science and Machine Learning (PGPDM) offered jointly by the University of Chicago, IBM and Jigsaw Academy.

At dōnō consulting, Deep and his team create data science frameworks, apply statistical models and machine learning algorithms, and develop reports for private equity and hedge funds, market research and consulting firms, traditional industries, non-profits and government agencies.

For his work at dōnō consulting, he was presented with the “40-under-40 in Data Science in India” award. Deep is also a co-founder of PropMath, which has created India’s first ML-AI driven automated investment scoring system and automated rental models for real estate. Over the past 8 years Deep has also taught data driven decision making to corporate leaders and managers across the country.